Lulu Wang's The Farewell is that rare, satisfying drama that is heartfelt without sacrificing intelligence and even a little humor along the way. Aspiring Chinese-American writer Billi, leaves New York behind to join her extended family in China. The occasion is the staging of wedding as a pretence for everyone to make a list visit to Billi's beloved grandmother.
98 Minutes. Rated PG.
In Mandarin and English with English subtitles.